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Kopf: Artemis (Typus Candia)

Römisch, Frühe Kaiserzeit, 1. Jh. n. Chr., nach griechischem Original um 460 v. Chr.



Artemis (Typus Candia)

This head belongs to the statue of an unidentified goddess; unfortunately none of the extant copies of this type – known as “Candia” after one of the oldest examples, which was discovered on Crete – have retained an attribute that would allow archaeologists to identify her. Only a relief now in Berlin suggest that it might be Artemis.
The large number of extant ancient copies suggests that these statues are based on a well-known Greek model from the Classical period.

Location: Neue Burg, Ephesos Museum Plateau Athlet

Object data

Object Name





Frühe Kaiserzeit


1. Jh. n. Chr., nach griechischem Original um 460 v. Chr.


Ephesos , Hafengymnasium , Marmorsaal , Selçuk, Kleinasien, Türkei




H. 31 cm

Image rights

Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Antikensammlung

Inv. No.

Antikensammlung, I 829


Sultan, Abdul, Hamid, II.; Österreichische Ausgrabungen in Ephesos; Geschenk an Kaiser Franz Joseph; 1911 nachträglich inventarisiert

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